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form_field_attributes


Section: Miscellaneous Library Functions (3X)
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NAME

form_field_attributes – color and attribute control for form fields
 

SYNOPSIS

#include <form.h>

int set_field_fore(FIELD *field, chtype attr);

chtype field_fore(const FIELD *field);

int set_field_back(FIELD *field, chtype attr);

chtype field_back(const FIELD *field);

int set_field_pad(FIELD *field, int pad);

int field_pad(const FIELD *field);

 

DESCRIPTION

The function set_field_fore sets the foreground attribute of
field. This is the highlight used to display the field contents. The
function field_fore returns the foreground attribute. The default is
A_STANDOUT.

The function set_field_back sets the background attribute of
form. This is the highlight used to display the extent fields in the
form. The function field_back returns the background attribute. The
default is A_NORMAL.

The function set_field_pad sets the character used to fill the field.
The function field_pad returns the given form’s pad character. The
default is a blank.
 

RETURN VALUE

These routines return one of the following:


E_OK


The routine succeeded.
E_BAD_ARGUMENT


Routine detected an incorrect or out-of-range argument.
E_SYSTEM_ERROR


System error occurred (see errno).

 

SEE ALSO

curses(3X) and related pages whose names begin "form_" for detailed
descriptions of the entry points.
 

NOTES

The header file <form.h> automatically includes the header file
<curses.h>.
 

PORTABILITY

These routines emulate the System V forms library. They were not supported on
Version 7 or BSD versions.
 

AUTHORS

Juergen Pfeifer. Manual pages and adaptation for new curses by Eric
S. Raymond.



 

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